Utah Permit Facts

Reciprocity with Other States

This page is current as 02/25/2017.

In accordance with U.C.A. 76-10-523, Utah will honor a permit to carry a concealed firearm issued by any other state or county.

Of the states below that have formalized reciprocity or recognition with Utah, there are some states that will only accept the Utah concealed firearm permit so long as the permit holder is a resident of Utah.

It is the responsibility of all Utah concealed firearm permit holders to know and understand the applicable firearm laws of the states within which they plan to visit or venture. For information regarding firearm laws of other states, please contact the respective authority within that state.

Formal Reciprocity

Although there are many states that will recognize the Utah concealed firearm permit, the State of Utah has formal reciprocity (written agreement) with the following states:

  • ¬†Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington State
  • West Virginia

Recognizes Utah

The following states recognize the Utah concealed firearm permit:

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • Oklahoma
  • Tennessee
  • Vermont
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Does Not Recognize Utah

The following states DO NOT recognize the Utah concealed firearm permit.  (Click on the name of the state for further information):

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina